Experts Design Elastic Iron for Surgeries, Earthquake Homes

Experts Design Elastic Iron for Surgeries, Earthquake Homes

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blue-laser.jpgResearchers in Japan have designed a super-elastic iron alloy which they hope can be used in sophisticated heart and brain surgeries and even buildings in earthquake zones.

In a paper published on Friday in the journal Science, the researchers said the metal’s super-elasticity allows it to return to its original form and gives it additional properties, such as ductility and a change in magnetization.

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